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News about PS3 linux & eye toy your thoughts /simply amazing

by blklacker / October 17, 2006 5:13 AM PDT

Sony really out did themselves on this. PS3 is just amazing read this new bomb shell they just dropped
Linux for ps3 anyone who had anything to say about sony can chew on this.

PS3 will support linux. ****
qoute from """IGN"""

Yellow Dog Linux v5.0 will come with both a single-click installation mode for casual users and an advanced installer for power users. In other words, Terra Soft aims to allow even Linux novices an extremely easy entry point to the OS, while also allowing veterans the ability to customize the system to their liking.

The OS, which is based upon Fedora Core 5, will ship with the following components:

kernel 2.6.16
gcc 3.4.4 and glibc 2.4
Cell SDK 1.1
OpenOffice.org 2.0.2
FireFox 1.5.0 and Thunderbird 1.5.0
Nautilus 2.1.4

A number of "personal accessories; development tools; sound and video, Internet and networking applications" will also ship with the package, though the press release does not disclose any specifics.
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While the other features were already confirmed, video chat presents a new bonus for PS3 gamers. Sony hasn't confirmed the release of the PS3's Eye Toy camera at launch, although it will be available in Japan for the Eye Toy-enabled Eye of Judgment.

This could mean that North American PS3 early-adopters will also have a chance to buy the PS3 Eye Toy November 17. Will gamers want to see who they're playing against is another question.

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